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Bernard Shaw (be_here_now@earthlink.net) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Upstate New York
About Me Avid Mountaineer, Trip Leader, Kayak Instructor and Educator, my love of people, wildlife, nature, and photography are fulfilling balances to my profession of child psychology and compassionate assistance for complex child and adult abuse situations. I have had a wonderful life and feel fortunate to have a loving partner, good friends, and wonderful outdoor students and professional clients. Please feel free to email me for integrated outdoor adventures whether to the High Sierras or On the water!
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All Forum Posts by Bernard Shaw

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IMLE yes
IMLE (In My Limited Experience) yes. I have used eVent this fall and winter as a shell over my primaloft vest. If works significantly better than anything else. What remains to be seen is i...

In Winter Hiking » eVent on Down Jacket?
January 12, 12:46pm

best gear
1. eVent ID rain jacket. This thing is the real deal, it fulfills the promise of early Gore-tex!, so many uses, soon they will have the pants also! 2. icebreaker superfine shirt. 4 season use, ...

In GEAR » Favorite Three Pieces of Gear Used in 2004?
December 28, 9:38pm

eVent jacket does come in an XXL
ID says they do make an XXL. However, arm and bottom of jacket are same length as XL. The difference comes in 4 or so inches bigger in chest and 1.5 or so in back. I am 6'3" and 178 lbs, and ...

In GEAR » Followup: Integral Designs eVENT Jacket
December 15, 1:21pm

I have a thread on this also
I did not see your thread, but I have one in Winter Camping asking basically the same question, do these things actually work and if so, what % of heat retention do they provide in the whold scheme...

In GEAR » Balaclavas & Face masks in winter sleep system
December 15, 8:04am

Psolar EX Face Mask and others really work or not
Excuse me if posted elsewhere or not, but do these things actually work? Any articles, reviews, research? Thanks! A study by supported by Polarwrap allegedly scientific methods followed h...

In Winter Hiking » Psolar EX Face Mask effective or not!
December 15, 8:01am

GPS shell on Cell Help?
Kim, Where might I find more information on the GPS shell for the Nikia 5140 GSM phone? I am both a mountain and sea kayaker and this might be quite useful. Thanks!

In GEAR » Lightweight Digital Cameras
December 14, 7:42am

Can't generalize, myths, unanswered questions
I am no expert in diet and nutrition, physiology, and medicine. I am not espcecially interested in posting to hear myself talk either. I do have a doctorate in research and an interest in debunking...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
December 13, 7:35am

Sooner or later you own general
There are no risks in the back country or on the ocean till we take ouselves there. Sooner or later the fomula of big skills and good judgment reduces probability of risk results in white outs and...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight GPS / Mapping Software Navigation Systems
December 10, 8:49pm

Let's continue to use science
For me the strength of this web site is the interest in discussing things from a scientific basis. Many other forums simply share personal feelings and opinions. I learn from, enjoy, and respe...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
December 09, 10:34am

Fig Newman's
Organic Figs. Fat Free or Low Fat Wheat-Free/Dairy-Free, A few more calories from organic palm shortening, but :palm fruit oil is plant derived, has no cholesterol, is lower in saturated fat than b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lightweight Food and Nutrition (LEGACY POSTS FROM OLD FORUMS)
November 23, 10:34am

All Reader Reviews by Bernard Shaw

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Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn Tarp
Definitely 5/5. 47 sq. ft. useable area for 8.0 oz of the best spinnaker cloth available this is a very versatile tarp for two plus their gear. A Pletntitude of stake loop, very high quality stitchi...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
April 16, 7:24pm

Titanium Goat 2 section poles
These two section poles are very stiff, come apart and join effortlessly, are quiet, the tip is replaceable, very light, about 4.7 oz. per pole (the non-take down pole, 3.1 oz), and the handles comfor...

In Trekking Poles
April 08, 8:32pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Well made and my own fault for not noting dimensions and specs. That said, fit is marginal at best for MSR titan kettle. I have to bend and grind it to modify it so it would work.

In Stoves - Other
March 09, 8:27pm

PossumDown Glove Liner Gloves
BPL has been clear about the limits of durability of the Possum material, so not a gripe here. Just, in my experience, even when baby them they wear out very very quickly. Thin spots develop even whe...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
February 06, 7:25am